Day 1/2: Ahmedabad

Popularly known as the Manchester of the East, Ahmedabad boasts of the largest denim production in the world. Many of Ahmedabad’s buildings bear the signatures of world-renowned architects like Le Corbusier, Louis Khan , Doshi and Correa. It is from here that Mahatma Gandhi launched his famous Dandi March, as a protest against the Salt Tax and gave human race the non-violent way of fighting oppression. Set upon the Sabarmati riverside the city is filled with a delightful range of tourist attractions. Ahmedabad is split into the old quarter and new urban spaces and offers visitors a variety of  enriching holiday experiences.

Day 3/4: Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar lies in the southeast corner of the peninsular region of Gujarat known as Kathiawad or Saurashtra. Once the capital of a princely state, Bhavnagar is home to several lakes and temples. For the tourists, Bhavnagar serves as a convenient base to visit the Jain temples of Palitana on the Shatrunjaya hills and the Velvadar Sanctuary, the home of the famous Indian Black buck. Bhavnagar was found in 1743 A.D. by Bhavsinhji Gohil, near the small village of Vadva. It was once a flourishing port but today the only activity related to the port is at Alang and Ghogha. Alang is well known for the largest ship breaking yard in Asia.

Day 5/6: Junagadh

Junagadh also known as ‘Sorath’ is an ancient fortified city, situated at the foot of the Girnar Hills. Junagadh literally translated means the “old fort”. The fort which circles the medieval town is popular for its Buddhist caves and 2 step wells known as “Adi Kadi ni vaav” and “Navghan kuvo”. The journey to the top of Girnar Hills is considered holy by the Jains and Hindus. ‘Girnar’ has 5 major peaks and 9999 steps to reach the top. The history of Mount Girnar dates back to the awesome empire of Ashoka, one of India’s greatest emperors. Ashoka inscribed 14 edicts on a huge boulder during his journey to the Mt. Girnar Peak.

Day 7: Sasangir

Sprawling in an area of 1424 sq. km., the wildlife sanctuary of Sasangir is home to the endangered Asiatic Lion. The dry and deciduous forest has a rich ecosystem endowed with flora and fauna. Thirty species of mammals, twenty species of reptiles, several species of insects and birds are found here. Gir forest is the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in its natural habitat. A safari in this forest can be one of the rare and delightful moments of life, as one can spot the Lion in all its majesty.

Day 8/9: Dwarka

Located in the Saurashtran peninsula by the Arabian Sea, Dwarka is mentioned as the Golden city in ancient Hindu texts like the Gita and the Puranas. Steeped in legends associated with Lord Krishna, Dwarka is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. The Dwarkadhish temple along the Ghats is the most famous landmark in the city. The five-storeyed temple stands on 60 pillars and its ‘Sikhar’ rises to 170 feet. The other temples in Dwarka are the Trikamji temple, Kalyanrai temple, the Patrani temple, Durvas temple, etc. It is believed that Dwarka was submerged into the sea six times and the modern day Dwarka is the seventh one.

Day 10: Rajkot

A large city of Saurashtra, Rajkot was an important city of the British Raj and a major princely state capital. The city has a number of impressive colonial buildings and educational institutions. It is famous for its Watson museum and association with Mahatma Gandhi who spent much of his childhood here. The city is also well known for its silver jewellery, woolen and cotton textiles, silk embroidery and bandhnis (tie & dye work).

Day 11/12: Bhuj

Bhuj is the administrative city of Kutch. The city has a unique heritage and culture with its small, meandering streets, palaces and temples. It has many villages around it that are famous for their traditional handicrafts and embroidery. Geographically, Bhuj has low hills overlooking the city and is known for its palaces built in the traditional Kutchi architectural styles. Among them, the Aina Mahal or the Palace of Mirrors is the most famous and one of its main highlights. The palace is surrounded by a small, fortified courtyard built in the 18th century located in the old part of the city. Prag Mahal, the museum within it, was built in the latter half of the 19th century.

Day 13: Ahmedabad

Transfer to the Ahmedabad and proceed to onward destination.

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